How To Hydrate The Skin With Natural Products?

Nature provides multiple ingredients to prepare highly hydrating and nourishing mixtures for the skin.

Moisturizing the skin with natural products is an excellent option when there is a tendency to dryness. Especially in areas like the elbows, knees and heels. However, the great thing about blends is that they can be used for larger areas such as arms, legs, and torso.

It should be clarified that it is not necessary to wait for the skin to be dry and tight to hydrate it.  On the contrary, it is essential to learn to give it the care it requires, on a daily basis. In this way, you will not only look better but also prevent discomfort and the much dreaded premature aging.

Hydration of the skin with natural products

Here are some of the best mixtures you can prepare to hydrate the skin with natural products.

1. Shea butter and almond oil

Nourishing cream of shea butter and oils

When the skin of the body is prone to dryness, it is best to prepare and apply a super hydrating cream with natural products such as almond oil and pure shea butter.

Almond oil is rich in vitamins A and E, potassium, zinc, proteins and healthy fats that give it anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiseptic and soothing properties. For its part, pure shea butter is rich in vitamins A, E, D, and F, which makes it highly nourishing, regenerating, moisturizing and healing.

Ingredients

  • 4 and a half tablespoons of pure shea butter (45 g).
  • 3 tablespoons of almond oil (30 g).

Preparation

  • Pour the shea butter into a heat-resistant container and heat it in a double boiler.
  • Once it has melted, add the almond oil.
  • Stir the ingredients for a few minutes, until they are well integrated.
  • Let the mixture sit at room temperature.
  • Store in an airtight container.

Application mode

  • Take a small amount of the product and spread it over the driest areas of the skin (elbows, knees) with gentle movements.
  • Use often to combat or prevent dryness. Do not apply it on the face.

2. Natural yogurt and honey

Yogurt and honey hair mask.

Natural yogurt is a food rich in niacin, calcium, potassium, magnesium, vitamin A, B complex vitamins, folic acid. It also contains lactic acid, which is great for fighting bacteria and reducing acne breakouts, without damaging the skin.

It deeply hydrates, combats excess dryness, and can help treat allergies, stings, itching, eczema, and the like. When combined with honey, a food with antibacterial, antiseptic and moisturizing properties, an excellent mask is obtained to hydrate the skin. 

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons of natural yogurt (60 g).
  • 5 teaspoons of honey (25 g).

Preparation

  • In a bowl, mix the natural yogurt with the honey.

Application mode

  • Spread the treatment on the skin and massage it.
  • Leave on for 30 minutes and rinse with warm water and mild soap.
  • Repeat its use at least 3 times a week.

3. Aloe vera and rose essential oil

Aloe vera is the silver of a thousand and one benefits. It is rich in all kinds of nutrients, including antioxidants, healthy fatty acids, and amino acids. It helps to deeply hydrate the skin, relieve itching, redness and inflammation, stimulates cell regeneration and, as if that were not enough, it does not alter the production of natural oils.

In combination with rose oil, which also has soothing and anti-inflammatory properties, an excellent blend is obtained to soothe, relax and hydrate the skin. 

Ingredients

  • ½ cup of aloe vera gel (100 g)
  • 2 tablespoons of rose essential oil (30 g)

Preparation

  • Before mixing with the aloe vera gel, dilute the rose essential oil.
  • Combine the aloe vera gel with the rose oil until you get a homogeneous mixture.

Application mode

  • Rub the mixture on your skin, until it is completely absorbed.
  • Apply at night and rinse the next morning.

4. Strawberries and yogurt

The mixture of strawberries with natural yogurt is one of the best natural treatments to keep the skin moisturized and free of blemishes such as blackheads and blemishes. Both ingredients minimize the impact of oxidative stress and promote the cell regeneration process.

Ingredients

  • 5 ripe strawberries.
  • 1 pot of natural yogurt (125 g).

Preparation

  • Wash and drain the strawberries well. Make sure they are ripe.
  • Crush the strawberries and mix them with the natural yogurt.

Application mode

  • Apply the mixture on the skin with a massage and leave it to act for 30 minutes.
  • Rinse with warm water and mild soap.
  • Apply 2 or 3 times a week.

5. Oatmeal and egg

Satisfying breakfast with egg and oatmeal

Oats have been one of the most valued natural ingredients in natural cosmetics. Combined with egg, it enhances its regenerating and moisturizing properties, thanks to the additional contribution of healthy fats and amino acids.

Ingredients

  • 4 and a half tablespoons of ground oats (45 g).
  • 1 egg.

Preparation

  • Crack and beat the egg.
  • Mix the ground oats with the egg.

Application mode

  • Rub the mixture on the dry areas of the skin and leave it to act for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse with lukewarm water.
  • Repeat the application 2 or 3 times a week.

To consider

The natural products mentioned are one of the best options to hydrate the skin in depth, without injuring it. Now, it is important that you do not neglect the recommendations of your dermatologist. 

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